George Washington’s Mount Vernon and The Jefferson in Washington, DC will be presenting a series of exclusive teas featuring a lively discussion about civility.
Each tea features a host or hostess from Mount Vernon who shares stories and advice from the past for elegant entertaining today.
On select dates, The Jefferson’s in-house historian, Susan Sullivan Lagon, PhD. will also be on-site to add her own expertise.
These events will take place at The Jefferson on March 22, April 5 and April 26.
In an op-ed for the New York Times, AEI visiting research fellow Frances Tilney Burke highlighted the need for the Defense Department “to ensure consistent oversight of housing contractors.”
In recent years, military families across the country have struggled to deal with maintenance issues in military housing. Unhealthy living conditions they’ve experienced have included mold and rodent infestations.
“Privatized military housing needs to be remedied, and so, too, does the department’s oversight of housing for its most precious commodity: service members.”
Read more: Can the Military Fix Base Housing?
In celebration of Black History Month, Dog Tag Bakery collaborated with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project to share the stories of three veterans who embody the values celebrated at Dog Tag – perseverance, a spirit of service, and following your purpose.
Every year, Dog Tag Fellows have the opportunity to learn about the Veterans History Project, which preserves and shares the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations can learn about and from the experiences of our nation’s veterans.
Quill at The Jefferson was recently included on a list of the best hotel bars in Washington, D.C.
Live piano music, cocktails that change monthly, and an outdoor terrace where it’s possible to enjoy a glass of cognac… Quill isn’t shooting for mediocre here. You’ll find some really creative creations here with ingredients like ube, but they also have a great wine list.
Read more: DC’s Best Hotel Bars That Locals Love